National civil rights activist Jesse Jackson recently has been visiting Atlanta on a regular basis, and he’s trying to encourage the black candidates for mayor to unify in favor of the strongest among them.His interest is to make sure that the country doesn’t lose Atlanta as a black political power base.
“They have the democratic right to run, but they are not likely to win unless they have some scientific process,” said Jackson, right after Coca-Cola’s annual meeting in Atlanta.“The group has to get together and decide that our will is bigger than my will.” The mayoral candidates at a Park Pride roundtable at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in February. The author's survey of surnames of Spanish Jews for the period 1252 to 1492, prior to the expulsion,2 generated the following variants of Sasportas, all of which are located in the Catalonia region in the north-east of Spain: Partal, Porta, Portal, Portell, De Portella, Portella, Sasportas and Saporta.3 Saporta or Sasportas is found almost exclusively among Sephardim.Her choreography is influenced by Indian dance and urban/hip hop dance as well as other dance forms from around the world. She is a professor at the Art and Music Department of the University of Evry, president of the Dance Commission, vice-president of the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers in France (SACD), and artistic director of choreographic performances at the Festival d'Avignon.
She became Director of the Centre Choreographic National (CCN) of Caen/Basse-Normandie in 1989.
The names Sasportas, Saporta, and their variants identified above, prior to the end of World War II were recorded in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia as well as in Amsterdam, Hamburg and London.